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How I Trained Myself To Wake Up On Time Without An Alarm

Half the battle is figuring out how much sleep your body needs, and the other half is consistency.<p>Sleep is one of my favorite things. I adore it. I’ve never been one for alarms, though. Potentially because they mark the end of my sleeping.<p>I started working remotely a few years ago, and …

3 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

As the late, great musician Prince once said, forever is "a mighty long time."<p>So when you're looking for stocks to buy and hold forever, you can't settle for just any stock. That's true even if your definition of forever when it comes to investing is really more along the lines of 20 or 30 …

Investing

How to Live on a Tight Budget

Do you go out to eat at least once a week? Do you frequent the movie theater? Are you are Starbucks addict? If so, you are spending thousands of …

Personal Finance

Have Restaurants Reached Peak Avocado?

From a side of avocado that costs a whopping $7 to avocado toasts that are architectural masterpieces, have we gone too far in our love for avocado?<p>A breakfast at Sadelle’s, Manhattan’s Major Food Group's newest restaurant, requires a taste for the dramatic. Your coffee is poured from a silver …

Food

Investments that help retirees maximize income

When we are young, insurance companies—figuring most buyers will live many more decades—happily sell us life insurance at low prices.<p>But once we get …

Opinion: Need investment income? This group of stocks yields up to 10.4%

Have you suffered from a drop in investment income because of perennially low interest rates?<p>If so, you might want to consider buying shares of a …

Opinion: ‘Star Wars’ could boost Disney stock by 25%

Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has the potential to propel Disney stock by 25% over the next six months if the S&P …

Good news on retirement trends

With lower Social Security replacement rates, vanishing traditional pensions, and longer lifespans, people need to work longer to ensure a secure …

How to start with pennies and retire a millionaire

If you knew then — when you graduated from college — what you know now, what might you do differently with your money? What advice would you give …

Opinion: Here’s your only safe bet in this sickly stock market

In this challenging market, investors seem to be looking over their shoulders constantly for fear they will either be buying a top or missing the …

Why you need to ignore the anti-401(k) cranks

Recently we’ve seen some headline-grabbing claims that people shouldn’t invest in their 401(k)s.<p>I won’t link directly to these specious pieces or …

Opinion: 7 energy stocks to buy and hold for three years

No one said oil prices would go straight up from lows reached in the first quarter.<p>But that’s not necessarily bad news for energy-sector …

What happens to your bank accounts if you retire abroad?

I spent many years as an expat, am currently working in the U.S., but plan to retire in Latin America. I have and hope to keep retirement accounts — …

Opinion: Don’t bet on oil, or energy stocks, to stage a comeback

It is apparently the best of times and the worst of times for oil-stock investors.<p>Last week, I read a Barron’s article about how deepwater driller …

50 stocks that ‘matter most’ to hedge-fund Masters of the Universe

Analysts continue to sort, sift and break down the latest round of quarterly filings from some of the market’s most prominent investors that were due …

6 stocks to buy...according to hedge funds

Hedge funds are the all-star teams on Wall Street. They command the highest fees and attract many of the best investing minds.<p>Looking at what the 50 biggest hedge funds are buying and selling is akin to looking at what the Ivy League universities are doing. They're trendsetters.<p>This doesn't mean …

Investing

Starbucks has one huge advantage over McDonald's

Traditional fast food chains are losing market share to up-and-coming establishments like Chipotle as millennial customers search for healthier options.<p>This shift in consumer mindsets puts Starbucks in a unique position to take over, according to a recent report by Goldman Sachs.<p>"Starbucks is …